Faculty Profile for Kay M Newling

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Kay M Newling
Senior Lecturer — Sociology
UAC 423/424
phone: (512) 245-1567

Biography Section

Biography and Education

I am an Australian with a diverse background in delivering social services, as a primary producer, and in public administration including 8 years as a court appointed magistrate. I obtained a masters degree in Sociology from Texas State University in 2007, and since then I have been employed as a Senior Lecturer by the department of sociology at Texas Texas State University. Currently I am ABD in Ph.D. in Adult, Professional and Community Education.

Teaching Interests

Online pedagogical techniques. Innovation in statistical learning approaches. Emerging cultural expressions in sports and leisure.

Research Interests

The effect of note taking skill acquisition on learning and self-efficacy. Investigating the influence of biological sex categories and sex role behaviors (gender) on patterns of participation in formal education, sports and leisure. Applying feminist theory to consider how the claims of trans-gender activists may affect the social class rights, status, and freedoms of biological females.

Selected Service Activities

University Promotion Policy Task Force
August 18, 2022-Present
Presidential Award Nomination Committee
April 25, 2022-Present
Non-tenure Line Faculty Committee
August 1, 2014-Present
Scholarship committee
January 1, 2014-Present
Library committee
August 20, 2016-March 10, 2020